• Children's

    Christmas Presence: a Claus Universe Short Story

    An introduction to the Claus Universe, a series of original retellings of holiday legends. Worst Christmas ever. Christmas was about traditions. Currently, Zay and her mom had about five traditions, things like gingerbread cookies and tree decorating. Not going to work. Zay has to stay home. On Christmas. Alone. Mom said her boss felt real bad about the whole thing so he was sending a nanny. It just keeps getting worse. She’s fourteen years old. She doesn’t need a nanny. But then the nanny shows up. She’s not really a she. Or a he. More of an it. The nanny shows her that it’s not really magic that makes Christmas special. It’s the adventure. And when it’s all over, she’ll never forget. The best Christmas ever. Read more